Japanese dance shows and acts
Japanese dance performances in a variety of styles. Traditional dances and dances with twist of contemporary styles.
Performing Japanese dance choreographies in Nihon buyo, Basara, Kagimata mai and Bon odori.
The dance shows are usually 10 - 12 minutes long but can be custom designed specifically for your event or venue. The styles of the shows can reflect your idea as such as the time lenght, costume styling or prop selection. If desired, a dance workshop, or interactive dance (with audience participation) may be included.
The Japanese dance is performed in vide variety of costumes and accompanied with various traditional dance props such as sensu - Japanese folding fans, kasa - umbrella or cherry blossom and wisteria branches or a small shi-shi lion and contemporary dance props such as veil fans, sword and masks.
Ajna’s dance repertoire contains popular Japanese stage dances as Gion Kouta, a dance describing four seasons mirroring Geishas life. Horai, traditional dance in nihon buyo style in choreography of Nishikawa dance school and other choreographies Ajna had studied under this Japanese dance school.
Basara style folding fan dance inspired by the work of Taichi Saotome or a umbrella dance featuring dance derived from Gion's Maiko kasa dances or an impresiv catana sword dance, Curugi no odori.
For more interactive audience Ajna offers short dance workshops as part of the experience. This program introduces the participants to the world of folklore Japanese dance. Obon dances are full of fun and easy to learn. You don't have to be a dancer to fully enjoy this experience. You will learn such a Japanese hits like Tanko bushi, the miners dance or Tokio bushi, a specific dance to the city of Tokio and more.
For more experience with Japanese culture add an origami or kanzashi making workshop to your event. Fun, creativity, and team building are at the core of this fun filled experience.
Sake tasting / Enjoy the taste of Japanese sake accompanied by beautiful geisha act and with professional sommelier Luke Kennig from Farallon restaurant, San Francisco.
Share the beauty and elegance of Japanese dance with family, friends, and colleagues. This fun filled experience is also an excellent team building exercise for corporate or private parties.
You may want Japanese dance performance at occasions as Corporate Events / Product Launch / Weddings / Private Parties / Kids Birthday Parties / Film, T.V. & Music Videos / Cultural events / Tea parties / Cherry blossom festivals & Cultural heritage festivals